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Lockie Bin Sali Lockie Bin Sali i(A89240 works by)
Born: Established: 1899 Cygnet Bay, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Malaysian ; Aboriginal Bardi ; Aboriginal
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BiographyHistory

Lockie Bin Sali's father was a deep-water pearl diver who died of the bends when Bin Sali was very young. His Bardi mother took him to Sunday Island. He became a pearl diver and lugger pilot and was in Broome during World War Two where, in charge of an Australian Navy vessel, he witnessed the Japanese bombing of Roebuck Bay.

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